Columbia Missourian Wins 18 Associated Press Media Editors Awards

Staffed by Missouri School of Journalism students who do the reporting, design, copy editing, information graphics, photography and multimedia, the Columbia Missourian has won 18 awards in the 2018 Associated Press Media Editors Newspaper Contest. Digital-First Community Newspaper Serves as Real-World Learning Environment for J-School Students Kansas City (Feb. 1, 2019) — The Columbia Missourian … Continued

Alexis Allison Named the 2018 Winner of the Atwater Prize for Writing

Current master’s student and reporter for the Columbia Missourian Alexis Allison, winner of the 2018 James and Patricia Atwater Memorial Writing Prize. Photo: Jo De Castro. Master’s Student’s Stories Aim to Connect People from Disparate Backgrounds, Beliefs Columbia, Mo. (Nov. 30, 2018) — Graduate student Alexis Allison is the winner of the 2018 James and … Continued

Missourian Wins 64 Missouri Press Association Awards

Staffed primarily by Missouri Journalism students, the Columbia Missourian regularly beats out the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Kansas City Star and Columbia Tribune for state journalism awards. Columbia, Mo. (Sept. 19, 2018) — The Columbia Missourian, including Vox Magazine, won 64 awards Saturday in the Missouri Press Association‘s 2018 Better Newspaper Contest. The Missourian competed in … Continued

Mizzou Students Take Three of Top 10 Spots in Second Annual APSE Contest

Clockwise from top-left, undergraduate students Alec Lewis, Nick Kelly and Peter Baugh finished fourth, eighth and 10th, respectively, in the second annual Associated Press Sports Editors competition. Undergraduate Sports Journalists Alec Lewis, Nick Kelly and Peter Baugh Finished Fourth, Eighth and 10th, Respectively Columbia, Mo. (June 11, 2018) — Three Missouri School of Journalism undergraduate … Continued

After Missouri Governor Resigns, Missourian Reporters Tell Underclassmen How They Covered One of the Biggest Stories of the Year

The recent resignation of Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens provided a group of Mizzou undergraduate students with an unplanned, breaking-news opportunity to interact with other journalism students covering the story and see firsthand how the Missouri Method – learning by doing – yielded deadline-driven results. By Nate Brown Columbia, Mo. (June 8, 2018) — For a … Continued

Ruby Bailey Named Missouri Community Newspaper Management Chair

In addition to holding the title of executive editor of the Columbia Missourian, Ruby L. Bailey will hold the Missouri School of Journalism’s Missouri Community Newspaper Management Chair. Columbia, Mo. (June 1, 2018) — A journalist whose reporting has ranged from hyperlocal coverage of Michigan suburbs to the Iraq War and whose editing has spanned … Continued

4 Missouri Journalism Students Win Dow Jones News Fund Internships

Missouri Journalism recipients of the prestigious Dow Jones News Fund internships are (clockwise from top-left) seniors Nancy Coleman, Kathryn Hardison, Tess Vrbin and alumna Dariya Tsyrenzhapova, BJ ’10, MA ’18. The Program Includes a Paid Summer Internship and $1,000 Scholarship for Returning Students Columbia, Mo. (May 9, 2018) — Four Missouri School of Journalism students … Continued

Recent Photojournalism Graduate Kayla Wolf Competing for National Hearst Award

Over the course of two years, recent alumna Kayla Wolf, BJ ’17, documented the daily reality of early-onset Alzheimer’s disease, building a personal relationship with the Cottles that in many ways became even more significant than her photojournalism capstone project. Earning Respect and Trust Lent Wolf’s ‘Last Best Day’ Images Particular Intimacy By Jennifer Nelson … Continued

Combining Passions: J-School Guides Young Sports Reporter to Success

By Jennifer Nelson Reynolds Journalism Institute Columbia, Mo. (April 23, 2018) — Tashan Reed, a senior at the University of Missouri, has loved writing and watching sports since he was a little kid. As he began thinking about life after high school, it just made sense to combine his two passions and become a sports … Continued

Missouri Strategic Communication Students Plan and Conduct Regional Spelling Bee

A team of 12 strategic communication students, under the direction of instructor Lauren Eisleben, planned and executed the Columbia Missourian Regional Scripps National Spelling Bee, held March 13. Event Provided J-Schoolers with Real Work Experience in PR, Event Planning and Promotion By Nate Brown Reynolds Journalism Institute Columbia, Mo. (March 16, 2018) — The highlight … Continued